Australia has committed to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. To meet this goal, we must speed up transitioning our national energy system to renewables.
Establishing an offshore renewable energy industry will be key to this transition, but it must occur in a sustainable way.
The Key Factors Guidance supports the industry to identify and manage impacts to the environment, as required by the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
The document contains 2 sections:
- The regulatory framework for offshore renewable energy and relevant legislative requirements.
- Key environmental factors relevant to offshore windfarms.
For more information about regulatory requirements read the Offshore renewables environmental approvals guide.
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